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Implementation guide for Sendai Framework target 5 - national and local strategies

These guides will address the implementation Sendai Framework Target 5 - Substantially increase the number of countries with national and local disaster risk reduction strategies by 2020. The Sendai Framework calls for the adoption and implementation of national and local disaster risk reduction strategies and plans, across different timescales, with targets, indicators and time frames. The aim is to prevent the creation of risk, reduce existing risk and strengthen economic, social, health and environmental resilience.

2 Topics - see below

Call for Contributions - Topic 1

 
 
 
 
  • Concept note: for national governments, dealing with disaster management, risk reduction, planning, finance, urban or local development - Topic 1

    This guide will provide examples of experiences and good practice in the review and development of national strategies for disaster risk reduction in line with the Sendai Framework. It will also elaborate key elements for comprehensive national strategies for disaster risk reduction that integrate national efforts on the Sustainable Development Goals.

    Contact: Luna Abu-Swaireh (abu-swaireh@un.org)

    View concept note and contact details [PDF]

WCDRR Working sessions

Commitments

Country/Organization Goal Scope Title
Nepal Goal 2 - Risk reduction National Local Disaster Reduction Management Plan
Nepal Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience National National initiation to make the community resilience in Nepal
Sri Lanka Goal 2 - Risk reduction National Tsunami risk reduction in Galle
Cameroon Goal 2 - Risk reduction Local Programme d'actions de Yaoundé 6 - Cameroun
Croatia Goal 2 - Risk reduction National Croatian plans to integrate disaster risk reduction measures
Bulgaria Goal 2 - Risk reduction National Voluntary Commitment of the Republic of Bulgaria
Serbia Goal 2 - Risk reduction National Serbian commitment to DRR
Slovenia Goal 1 - Risk prevention National Government of Slovenia
Netherlands, the Goal 1 - Risk prevention National Commitment on behalf of the Government of the Netherlands towards the implementation of the post 2015 DRR framework for action
Turkmenistan Goal 1 - Risk prevention National National Strategy on Climate Change

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Call for Contributions - Topic 2

 
 
 
 
  • Concept note: for local government leaders, mayors, city managers - Topic 2

    This guide will advise local government on the mechanisms for developing and implementing a holistic strategy that addresses risks and builds resilience. The Ten Essentials for Making Cities Resilient will form the basis for the strategies, supported by indicators and examples to monitor progress and implement them.

    Contact: Abhilash Panda (pandaa@un.org)

    View concept note and contact details [PDF]

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